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towards the carolinas. and making a sweep toward texas. and another front is trying to push in from the southwest. that would likely bring us the chance of showers tomorrow, late tomorrow night, and through the weekend. take a look at our temperatures however. 85 degrees right now. 77 out toward oakland. the dew point is pretty low at 57. so that 85 right now, feels more like, well, 84 degrees. just one degree lower than the actual temperature. then you see, the temperatures are now starting to change going into this 4:00 hour. we expect to see the temperatures climb here over the next few days the and we could be back in the three- digit range coming next week. we'll talk about it coming up in your complete first warning forecast. >>> check in on our roads. here's kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. hi, kristy. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. traffic not so nice out there. travel on the north side inner loop. heavy traffic from dulaney valley road to loch raven boulevard. also significant delays from 95 to security boulevard. traffic moving at only about 30 miles per hour. also some
. >> reporter: here in the texas panhandle, flip bingham is turning dust into gold. >> the drought sucked the life out of most crops, but the bingham family farm is a bright shot. >> how good is your crop this year? >> fantastic. we have the quality and quantity. >> reporter: bingham is growing grapes they can cool rate drought in fact -- tolerate drought in fact heat makes them sweeter they are so profitable he uses most of his water for the vineyard leaving the cotton crop to survive on rain. >> so you can make 10 times more off of these grapes than your cotton with the same amount of water. >> correct. >> reporter: in fact farmers doubt they will make any profit on cotton this year. >> it is in a word finished. >> reporter: at this farm the plants are small and flowers on top a bad sign. >> they wave the white flag of surrender they are done and it is finished. >> reporter: analysts say texas farmers will likely abandon a third of the cotton crop because of drought damage for most grapes are not an option, starting up costs $10,000 per achier and take 5 years to become productive. >> p
of a bus crash in texas. and the fallouts of the driver. >>> mysterious death. the body of a billionaire found in her london home. what happened to her husband. >> symbolic vote. republicans once again seeking to repeal the president's healthcare plan. why it's being done now. eyewitness news at 4:00 continues with denise and vic after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 4:30. 89 degrees and partly sunny. hello. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. and i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. >> breaking news. republicans make good on a pledge to repeal another vote on the healthcare overhaul. the house just voted to repeal the law, but the senate will not follow suit. >> on this vote, the yeas are 244, the nays are 185, the bill is passed. >> reporter: this is the 33rd time, the republican-controlled house has voted to scrap all or part of president obama's healthcare reform law. >> this is a law, madam speaker, that the american people did not want when it was passed. and it remains a law that the american people do not want now. >> reporter: republic
. >> a truck carrying people over turns in texas. >> it's a humid around and the gun is finally out. stick around for bob's updated first warning weather coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] before allegra, allergies kept emma from enjoying the fun. after allegra, she's back catching fireflies. effective, long-lasting, non-drowsy relief. after children's allegra, kids have it all. >>> shattered glass are all that's left after a pipeline ruptured in texas. it sent flames 100 feet in the air. residents are just now returning to their homes after being evacuated. lightening struck a control valve causing it to ignite. >>> cis says 24-year-old casey james is caused with two counts of arson aboard the uss miami. estimates put the damage at $400 million. no motive has been released. >>> investigators are working to identify the suicide bomber responsible for a deadly bus explosion. andrea is in the news room with the latest. >> reporter: investigators are analyzing video from the bus station. from that experts put a skrech together of the -- skach -- sketch together of the person
conditions are threatening much of the midwest. >>> and some of the drought crisis is over in texas, but despite heavy rain, the northern panhandle is still parch. parched. the state system is drying up. karen brown reports for wjz. >> reporter: each in the middle of a corn field. the farmer is never without his blackberry. >> how has that changed your life? >> well, ultimately, what we will be able to do is consult everything with our telephones. >> reporter: in the blistering heat of the drought, he and his neighbors are going high-tech to conserve water. because the massive aquifer that irrigates their field has seen an historic drop in two years of drought. in some areas, as much as 14 feet. >> we're looking pretty good here. >> to help save the aquifer, leon teaches the new high-tech system. underground probes measures soil. >> it will spike up. >> reporter: so he only waters where it's needed. >> right now, we're watering crops like this corn, with half as much water as we're used to. >> reporter: sprinklers are now closer to the ground, so there's less evaporation. we used to
in business at his restaurant near austin, texas, where the water level has been dropping. >> i'm afraid it's hitting other people on the lake worse than it's hitting me but it's still necessary that we get it back up and having water in the lake will help that for sure. >> coming up new at 5:00 and 6:00; wjz talks to farmers. >>> jennifer lopez departing from american idol. more from hollywood. >> the new interview with jennifer lopez, her spectacular new world tour. >> montreal minutes before you're off stage ready to go on. what are you thinking? >> tons of adrenaline. here, we have this amazing stage and these l.e.d. screens and, you know, all these tricks on the stage and amazing entrance. >> j. lo kicked it off in canada. >> you're sweating at the end of the night! oh, yeah, for sure. well the dancing, i still probably have more dancing in my show than most. i started as a dancer and i think people expect that from me, you know? >> i saw the abs. i know what keeps you in shape. >> yeah. >> it works for you. put it that way. >> no, i love dancing, and definitely, i don't go to the gym
all of that together, take a look. it still feels like 102, 103 in d.c. look at texas, 111 is what it feels like. the reason hagerstown is so much tooler, obviously, the storm is going through. now, today, this is where we topped out at 102. that matches our record set way back in 1887. during this time frame, the heat index is also 107. very uncomfortable, very unsafe if you are not taking heed. i will have more coming up. back to you. >> thank you. and because. storms, the debar churs and -- departures and delays are occurring at the airport. derek has more. derek? >> reporter: keep in mind, this is the 11th heat advisory we've had so far their year and just in the last week, this intense heat has claimed another five lives in maryland. all you have to do is step outside to feel the effects. >> it looks cute but it's hard to look cute and be cool. >> i lose my breath. it's miserable outside. [ sirens ] >> reporter: health officials call this weather danger. so far, this heat has contributed to the deaths of 23 people in maryland, baltimore city reporting more than any other city.
people. there are 2600 you nilty workers some from as far away as texas and canada, out there trying to get power back on. in some cases they can't begin to make repairs because massive trees are still in the way. wjz has extensive first warning weather coverage. adam may is in towel son. but first mike helgren is in baltimore. >> reporter: lightning and strong winds proved a powerful combination, toppling over many of those trees you were talking about and cutting out power to so many people. let's look at video whether it is from the air or ground. this was a huge storm, some of these wind gusts were 70 to 80 miles an hour, the mayor says power is being restored at a slower pace in the city, compared to other parts of the counties, other parts of baltimore she says she is on it and urging patience right now. >> we might be annoyed, frustrated, and hot as heck we can get over that. if we lose a vulnerable citizen because of this heat, we can't get over that. >> three heat related deaths because of this record breaking heat that we had going into this storm friday and several other d
. as -- it happened at a school in arlington, texas. >> reporter: watch this surveillance video closely. it shows a special needs student going up a ramp and seconds later tumbling down. the student in the video is 18- year-old payton jared. in early april, he was pushed down these steps by another special needs student. >> he was knocked unconscious. jazz students were lot alone. eight of them were being supervised by three adults, one teacher and two teaching assistants. payton suffered a number of injuries. and his family was just told he has severe brain damage. >> this wasn't just a simple he got hurt and they put a band aid on it and the boo boo is fix. he is hurt. ask it's going to be for a while. we don't know how long. >> reporter: the cost of payton's medical care is skyrocketing. the family has needed everything from a new wheelchair. >> that could have easily been my daughter. >> reporter: tim with a nonprofit group made up of drag racers. when they heard about payton, they wanted to help and started a facebook page. >> my own daughter, you know? she can't communicate. i mean, he -- h
news at 4:00. rising waters. more rain drenches texas. when relief could come. >>> keeping an eye on the skies. find out when the rain is expected. coming up in your updated weather forecast. ♪ [ horn honks ] ♪ oh, those were the best of days ♪ ♪ i still feel the summer rays ♪ that graced our backs as we went down the lane ♪ [ horn honks ] [ male announcer ] when your car is more than just a car to you, the right insurance matters. are you getting the coverage options you need and the discounts you deserve? for an agent or quote, call 800-my-coverage ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone likes a bit of order in their life. virtual wallet helps you get it. keep track of spending, move money with a slide, and use the calendar. all to see your money how you want. ♪ >>> in houston, residents are getting drenched. they had been weathering a messy storm for days. you can see all the rain is creating big problems for drivers. one driver was seen on top of his car, trying to escape the water. there is no end in sight either. the national weather service predicts a 50% chance o
for a group of people in austin texas they got together for a birthday celebration. the deck they were standing on came crashing down hour into the party. >> realized what was going on and then it just kind of -- everybody screamed, not traumatic but, there were like screams people falling down. >> reporter: exclusive images of the collapse, as people scrambled trying to help each other, some even tried to hold up the deck >> i was thinking oh, man someone is going to die >> it fell inwards not out wards when it fell in it had another chance to topple back over. >> reporter: i could see people inside the pool holding it. >> more than half a dozen ems crews along with fire and police were called out to the home, around 7:30 p.m. this afternoon. >> people being carted off with broken bones and gashes pretty bad everybody is shaken up. >> almost 400 square feet of deck collapsed and fell down, into the ravine below at that time there was probably 15, 12 to 15 people stand orange the deck. >> some fell down -- on the deck. some fell down the hill some had to be removed from the back of t
in dallas texas. neighbors took to the streets to protest a fatal officer- involved shooting tuesday night. witnesses claimed police shot an unarmed man in the back as he was running away. now, the incident is under investigation but no one was arrested at the protest. >>> there is still no sign of two young cousins, iowa cousins, missing for nearly two weeks. they went for a bike ride, july 13th and then disappeared. as tom foreman explains, investigators believe they are still alive. >> reporter: a week and a half since 8-year-old elizabeth collins and 10-year-old lyric cook morris, went for a bike ride, and still there is no sign of what happened to them. despite the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, dozens of police, the fbi, and even tracking dogs, investigators appear to have few clues. eliz beth's patients on abc's good morning america this week. >> they do have a couple of leads. and that is it. >> it's as those they disappeared into thin air in broad daylight. >> reporter: shortly after they vanished, attention focused on 25 acres myers lake. the girls' bikes and a purse were fou
in custody since 2009. he is charged with gunning down 13 people at fort hood in texas. but he's still in the army and still draws a paycheck. denise? >> thank you, kai. hasan faces a possible death penalty if convicted in those shootings. >>> sizzling summer temperatures are heating up in maryland. wjz found many people trying to fight off the heat at the inner harbor. good place to be. take a live look outside right now. most of this morning's clouds have moved out, allowing temperatures to climb. let's go to bob turk, tracking temperatures in the first warning weather center. >>> take a look at temps now. this is the highest we've we've seen all day now. highest, 96. 86 in ocean city. and 82 up in elkton. excuse me. up in oakland. and pax river at 98. temps today are running, compared to yesterday, about 10 degrees warmer at this time. however, the heat index yesterday at this hour was 84. now, the heat index is up to 107. that's the highest it's been all day long. and because of that, we have a heat advisory in effect until 8:00 p.m. also, to the north of us, severe thunderstorm wa
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